President Barack Obama's last speech in 2014 concerned U.S. policy changes related to Cuba. Although this was his last major speech of the year, he conducted regularly scheduled weekly statements and made other remarks to the public during the remainder of 2014.
President Obama’s last speech of 2014 was delivered on Dec. 17, 2014. In the address, he highlighted a groundbreaking policy shift toward Cuba, which had stood for over 50 years. Although the policy change did not end the embargo against Cuba, elements of the policy include resuming diplomatic relations with Cuba, working to remove Cuba from the list of states that sponsor terrorism, and relaxing travel and commercial restrictions.